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Die Cut Gasket Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of die cut gasket manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top die cut gasket manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find die cut gasket companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture die cut gaskets to your companies specifications. Then contact the die cut gasket companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of die cut gasket system, die cut rubber gasket, die cut gasket machine, or customized die cut gaskets of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Evansville, IN

    For more than 35 years, Thrust Industries has served its customers with the best products. Our product line includes die cut gaskets and many other products. Our company is ISO 9000:2008 certified and is committed to doing the job right, the first time. At Thrust, we have the attitude of putting the needs of our customers first. You will find your parts cutting solution with us.

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  • Grand Rapids, MI

    Design Converting provides creative solutions and unparalleled quality. Cutting capabilities include plastic cutting, die cut gaskets, tape cutting, rubber cutting, paper cutting, felt cutting and a variety of other materials. Samples, prototypes, long or short runs, all with the industry’s best lead times. We are a provider of ISO 9001:2000 third-party system registration and are accredited.

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  • Seattle, WA

    Our experienced staff is able to provide the die cut gaskets that you need. We strive to provide the shortest lead times in the industry while providing top customer service as well. We are able to work with a range of thickness from a foil all the way up to a thickness of five inches. Let our staff show you how the experts do it! For more information come check out our website or get in touch with our company via phone or email.

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  • Garland, TX

    For exceptional die cut gaskets count on Heubach Corporation! Our state of the art machinery ensures precise and cost-effective die cut products. Our focus is to consistently provide excellent customer service. Our steel rule die conversion process enables us to attain accuracy and efficient means of mass producing cut parts.

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  • Akron, OH

    Allow our staff to show you what we are capable of when it comes to die cut gaskets. We are able to offer short and long run productions and a broad selection of materials, we are sure to have exactly what you need! Our staff is also able to provide our clients with fast prototype delivery to ensure that we are manufacturing a product that will meet your requirements perfectly. To learn more about what we may do for you, come check out our website today!

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  • Carson City, NV

    For exceptional die cut gaskets count on REDCO! Our state of the art machinery ensures precise and cost-effective die cut products. Our focus is to consistently provide excellent customer service. Our steel rule die conversion process enables us to attain accuracy and efficient means of mass producing cut parts.

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  • Canonsburg, PA

    Providing you with all of your die cutting needs, National Rubber Corporation makes it our goal to provide you with the highest quality die cut gaskets. As an ISO certified manufacturer, our customers can be assured that their die cut parts are held to stringent quality standards. In-house testing and inspection capabilities include a range of material testing and dimensional inspection in accordance with customer specifications.

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Kiss Cutting

In recent years, scrap booking has become a popular hobby for women of all ages to partake in. Scrap booking allows the creators to add stickers, boarders and backgrounds to the pages of their book to add value and presentation to the pictures themselves. Today there are stand alone stores just dedicated to this hobby alone. I created one of these books before and as I paged through sheets of stickers it reminded me of the kiss cutting process that is used to make stickers easy to peel off of... Read More

The Sealant Die Cut Gasket

The most popular and well-known product produced by the die cutting industry is the die cut gasket. Every process has its superstar and for the die cut machines, the gasket is it. This is because sealants are necessary for a multitude of common applications, enough so that they are necessary even when other industries are experiencing financial slumps. Since gaskets are produced by way of die cutting techniques, this means their success bleeds over into the die cutting industry. Die cut gaskets are used in the automotive, aerospace, telecommunications, electronics... Read More

Kiss Cutting Stickers, Labels and Decals

By Tom Damitio: IQS Editor Previously, I was a conversion press operator. Everyday I was in charge of using a rotary die to cut different materials before they were sheeted or the product was wound back up into rolls of predetermined pieces. Because our operations were completely customizable we used a variety of different dies to cut labels, stickers, decals and more. They were kiss cut into strips, discs, various other shapes and so on. Our operations were extensive in our customization; however, our niche market was very refined. Kiss... Read More

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Die Cut Gasket

Die cut gaskets are ring-shaped sealants that create a tight seal between two mating parts to prevent liquids or air from leaking out. Any device or machine that confines gas or liquid has die cut gaskets, which compensate for non-conformity between two mating surfaces. Since all gaskets have thinner, flat profiles, most are manufactured through the die cutting process, which uses sharp metal dies or CO2 lasers in a cookie-cutter style cutting method.

Die cut gaskets are made from many different materials, including rubber, silicone, neoprene, viton, nitrile, foam, fiber, felt, plastic, cork and sponge. Because they are made out of so many different materials, gaskets have varying thicknesses, colors, densities, sizes, temperature resistances and life spans. Some are coated, while others may have an adhesive backing. Many different types of gaskets are produced this way, including EMI shielding gaskets, which must be able to withstand electromagnetic and radio frequencies, as well as bezel, enclosure, case and LCD gaskets for the electronics, telecommunications, aerospace, automotive and healthcare industries.

Different gaskets are manufactured by a few die cutting processes. The operating parameters vary by surface irregularities on the two mating machine surfaces, and they must meet specific pressure, temperature, media, electrical and environmental demands in order to work properly. They are cut by either steel rule dies or CO2 lasers, depending on their thicknesses. Steel rule die cutting is the most common die cutting process, and it forms the gasket shape by cutting the material with thin, sharp blade dies that are embedded in rubber and mounted on a solid wood block. For more complex designs, laser die cutting, which is CNC or CAD/CAM operated and fully automated, is able to manufacture parts with a high degree of accuracy and repeatability. There are two different methods of cutting the gasket's depth: crush or kiss cutting. Most gaskets are produced by crush cutting, which forms a full, clean cut through all the material. Kiss cutting, however, is specifically for gaskets that are adhesive-backed. During this process, the die or laser cuts through only the top layer of the material, leaving the paper backing whole. Because gaskets are always ring-shaped and hollow in the middle, the die cutting process always produces scrap materials, which are removed either manually or automatically after the die cutting has taken place.